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  1. 钩 is the 2249th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 17 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.

Decomposition:

Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (metal/gold), (wrap), (private)
Graphical :
=> 丿, , , , , , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. gou1 - to hook/to sew/to crochet/hook/check mark or tick/window catch

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 钩 (gou1): The component 勾 is pronounced as 'gou1'. It has the exact same pronunciation as the character.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 钩 (gou1): The component 勾 is pronounced as 'gou4'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

上钩 (上鉤)
挂钩 (掛鉤)
 ()

Medium Frequency

倒钩 (倒鉤)
拉钩 (拉鉤)
脱钩 (脫鉤)
衣钩 (衣鉤)
钩住 (鉤住)
钩儿 (鉤兒)
钩子 (鉤子)
钩心斗角 (鉤心鬥角)
铁钩 (鐵鈎)
鱼钩 (魚鉤)
Decomposition Levels:
Level 1: Only divided once. So only two components.
Level 2: Radical Decomposition. The character gets decomposed into its lowest radical components. For the complete list visit the Radical wikipedia page.
Level 3: Graphical Decomposition. Shows all the strokes & lowest level of components that make up the character.
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